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Why Colleges Should Care About the Common Core
Education Week Commentary

Dean Harold Levine and Michale Kirst, president of the California State Board of Education, co-wrote “Why Colleges Should Care About the Common Core” for Education Week.

In the piece, Levine and Kirst lay out their concerns that colleges and universities may not be prepared to educate the students who will soon be entering their institutions armed with a “more inquiry-based” and “collaborative problem-solving” approach to learning.


Spring 2015 Research Newsletter
Get the latest on the School's research

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Nearly 30 of the School’s faculty, students and researchers present their latest research at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Chicago on April 16-20, 2015. Learn more about the School’s research presented at the 2015 conference.Download the School’s Education 2015 AERA-Focused Research Newsletter.


US News & World Report Ranks School of Education Among Top Graduate Schools for 2016

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The UC Davis School of Education saw an upswing in its rankings this year, reaching No. 38 after ranking No. 45 last year.

The complete Best Graduate Schools rankings and data, in more detail, are posted at USN&WR’s website. For details on other UC Davis rankings, visit the UC Davis website.

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Kevin Gee Named Young Scholar in Competitive Research Program

In January, Kevin Gee, assistant professor of education, received the Foundation for Child Development (FCD) Young Scholars research award.

In a highly competitive national competition, FCD makes only five awards each year. With the funding he received with the award, Gee will examine over the next two years the impact of food insecurity on children’s developmental outcomes, focusing particularly on low-income and children of color in the aftermath of the Great Recession of 2007-09.

Educator Event

Undocu-Ally Program for Educators
Offered by UC Davis AB540 and Undocumented Student Center

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Learn about how to develop and enhance your service to undocumented students at UC Davis through the Undocu-Ally Program for Educators. All staff, faculty and graduate/professional students are invited.